|Ariana Quinones-Miranda interview - Mark Cohen|
Charter schools have been slow to take hold in Maryland and Virginia but not so in the neighboring District of Columbia. We talk with the executive director of the DC Charter Public School Association, Ariana Quinones-Miranda, about the mushrooming Charter movement in the nation's capital and whether it is meeting expectations. (Host: Mark Cohen)
Keywords: charter; school; choice
|THE COFFEE HOUSE #147 - Mark Cohen|
WELCOME TO THE COFFEE HOUSE WHERE, IN THE NEXT HOURâ¦ MANY OF OUR SCHOOLS ARE FAILINGâ¦ UNIONS ARE FINGERED FOR CODDLING BAD TEACHERSâ¦ RANDI WEINGARTEN, PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS, HAS A PLANâ¦ THE DRUG WAR IS NO LONGER HEADLINESâ¦ BUT OVERFLOWING PRISONS TESTIFY THEREâS BEEN NO CEASE FIREâ¦ WHAT TO DO? WE CHAT WITH NKECHI TAIFA OF THE OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE â¦ A CLIMATE BILL WAS TOUGH GOING IN THE SENATE BEFORE THE GOP VICTORY IN MASSACHUSETTSâ¦ NOW WHAT ...
Keywords: school reform; teachers; unions; crack; cocaine; disparity; climate; cap and trade; cap and dividend; poetry; roots music; acoustic; traditional